Jeiwon Cho, Ph.D.
Office hour: By appointment
Students are expected to acquire fundamental and advanced knowledge about
learning behaviors based on the Pavlovian and Operant conditionings.
Presentation 30%. Term Paper 30%, Exams 40%
A: >=90%, B: >=80, C: >=70, D: >=60 and F: <60
NOTE: No makeup exams will be available.
Week 1 Introduction of Conditioning and Learning
Week 2 Basics on Pavlovian Conditioning
Week 3 Advanced Pavlovian Conditioning - Conditioned Inhibition
Week 4 Advanced Pavlovian Conditioning - Sign-tracking
Week 5 Advanced Pavlovian Conditioning - Contextual Conditioning
Week 6 Advanced Pavlovian Conditioning - (Tolerance)
Week 7 Advanced Pavlovian Conditioning V (Addiction)
Week 8 Mid-term Exam
Week 9 Biological Constraints on Learning
Week 10 Instrumental Conditioning - Reward
Week 11 Instrumental Conditioning - Law of Effect / Adjunctive Behavior
Week 12 Instrumental Conditioning - Contrast effect
Week 13 Instrumental Conditioning - Negative Reinforcement
Week 14 Instrumental Conditioning - Discrimination & Generalization
Week 15 Instrumental Conditioning -Nature of Memory
Week 16 Final Exam